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- Seven Myths About Scientists Debunked
- Five Fear-Mongering Stories That Are True (But Overblown)
- Five Science 'Facts' Taught At School That Are Just Plain Wrong
- The Truths Behind Eight Common Old Wives' Tales
- Eight Common Sleep Myths That Can Affect Your Slumber
- Five Computer Security Myths, Debunked By Experts
The thought of germs can be a terrifying thing, but it’s important to know the truth about the germ-covered world around you. This video clears up some oft-circulated myths about things like germs, soap and toilet seats.
The Big Mac is the most iconic of McDonald’s burgers (and quite easy to make at home). I’ve seen a few posts popping up on Facebook recently suggesting that McDonald’s is about to dump the Big Mac — a classic example of people passing on a rumour without checking the source.
You’ve probably heard a lot of “facts” about dogs, cats and other popular pets, but many are exaggerated or untrue. This video clears up 10 popular myths and old wives’ tales so you can be the best pet owner you can be.
Around the house, there are a lot of things people believe because they heard them someone else. This video looks at some of the most popular old wives’ tales from around the castle and clarifies what’s really going on.
It’s hard to know what to expect when you’re expecting, but there’s no need to expect these well-known misconceptions. Here’s the truth behind some of the biggest myths out there that future mothers and their partners ought to know.
The media loves blowing relatively minor issues up into huge stories. Whether it’s something in your refrigerator that’s out to kill you or a the filthiness of a jacuzzi, most of this stuff is meant to grab your attention long enough to scare you without actually explaining anything. But some of this stuff is worth paying attention to. Here are a few examples.